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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

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March 14, 2020 3:55 PM

Coronavirus Updates

The City of Fort Pierce is committed to protecting the health and well-being of our citizens and visitors. This feed will be updated when new information becomes available.

Latest Update:

September 3, 2020 3:45 PM

COVID-19 Update #24
City of Fort Pierce
September 3, 2020
772-467-3000
Website: www.cityoffortpierce.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/ftpierce

Free COVID Testing 9/4/20 and 9/5/20 at MLK Jr Dreamland Park
The City of Fort Pierce, in partnership with Allied Health and St. Lucie County, is offering free COVID-19 testing. Allied Health will provide PCR swab testing to the public by appointment only on Friday, September 4th and Saturday, September 5th from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM at Dreamland Park, 301 S. 25th Street. To make an appointment, please call 772-985-3445.

Parks and Beaches Open Labor Day Weekend
Fort Pierce and St. Lucie County beaches and parks will remain open this Labor Day Weekend, September 5-7. Beach and park visitors are urged to continue to follow CDC recommendations:
• Individuals should avoid being in a group larger than 10 individuals. Within these groups, individuals should, to the extent possible, minimize in-person contact with others not in the individual’s household.
• Minimizing in-person contact includes maintaining 6 feet or more of separation from individuals.
• When maintaining 6 feet of separation is not feasible, other methods should be utilized to slow the spread of COVID-19 such as wearing a face covering or mask, washing or sanitizing hands frequently, and avoiding sharing utensils or other common objects.

For more information, visit: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/

Virtual 9/11 Ceremony
The City of Fort Pierce will hold a virtual memorial service to honor CeeCee Ross Lyles who perished on Flight 93 when it crashed in a Pennsylvania field during the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The virtual memorial service will be streamed live through the City’s Facebook page, Friday, September 11, 2020 at 9:50 AM. The family will be presenting a wreath and will have a moment of silence at Lyles’ dedicated statue located at the Liberty Garden. St. Lucie County Fire District Honor Guard will also be participating. The public may tune in live at https://www.facebook.com/ftpierce/ to witness this virtual ceremony.

St. Lucie County Launches Phase Two of Emergency Relief Grants for Small Businesses
The grants program launched at the beginning of August to provide economic relief to small businesses hardest hit in St. Lucie County due to COVID‐19 has been successfully processing applications. Phase two of the program launched on September 3 with some new criteria. Grants up to $10,000, which do not have to be repaid, will be allocated on a first-come, first‐served basis to qualifying businesses with 11‐25 employees and total revenue of less than $2 million. Priority is being given to businesses that did not receive funding through other federal, state, or local programs related to COVID‐19. Businesses with 0‐10 employees are still eligible and encouraged to apply. For more information, visit: www.recoverstlucie.org

Hurricane Isaias

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July 30, 2020 5:59 PM

Hurricane Isaias

Latest information regarding Hurricane Isaias

Latest Update:

August 2, 2020 11:34 AM

Tropical Storm Isaias Advisory 5
August 2, 2020, 11:30 AM
Website: www.cityoffortpierce.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/ftpierce

Though Tropical Storm Isaias was expected to strengthen overnight, it remains a tropical storm and atmospheric conditions are not favorable for strengthening at this time. Tropical Storm and Storm Surge Warnings remain in effect for St. Lucie County.

As of 11am on Sunday, August 2, we have the following update:

City Operations Resume Tomorrow
City of Fort Pierce will resume normal COVID-19 operations on Monday, August 3 and staff will be conducting post-storm damage assessment. The City of Fort Pierce Commission meeting will proceed as regularly scheduled on Monday, August 3 at 6:30pm at City Hall.

Parking Garage
The City of Fort Pierce Parking Garage will reopen to the public at 7am.

Power Outages
FPUA - Fort Pierce Utilities Authority customers can report outages to 772-466-7703 or www.fpua.com.
FPL - To report or check the status of an outage, please visit: https://www.fpl.com/my-account/web-outage.html#wors/mainTab/phoneTab. Call 1-800-4-OUTAGE (1-800-468-8243) immediately to report a dangerous condition such as a downed power line.

Public Information Hotline
The Public Information Lines (772-460-4357 or 772-460-HELP) are open today from 8am to 6pm.

Water Quality

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